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Masthead Cove Yacht Club raises over $7000 for CSHL research at annual race

Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y. — Members of the Masthead Cove Yacht Club (MCYC) raised $7,007 from their annual Masthead Race on August 14. The proceeds were donated to support research at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The event has raised over $65,000 since it was started in 2006 in memory of the MCYC’s former Commodore, Carol Marcincuk. Carol was an avid sailor and a beloved employee of CSHL who died of ovarian cancer in 2004.

organoidsMembers of the Masthead Cove Yacht Club including (starting from left) Commodore Dave Cordts, Vice Commodore Lee Stern, and Membership Chair Karla Marrero visited CSHL on October 6. While at the Lab they heard from CSHL Assistant Professor Molly Hammell (front right) about melanoma research, and presented a check to support CSHL research. (click to enlarge)

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Founded in 1890, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has shaped contemporary biomedical research and education with programs in cancer, neuroscience, plant biology and quantitative biology. Home to eight Nobel Prize winners, the private, not-for-profit Laboratory employs 1,100 people including 600 scientists, students and technicians. The Meetings & Courses Program hosts more than 12,000 scientists from around the world each year on its campuses in Long Island and in Suzhou, China. The Laboratory's education arm also includes an academic publishing house, a graduate school and programs for middle and high school students and teachers. For more information, visit www.cshl.edu